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Gastric Lavage MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gastric Lavage
Tree Number(s)
E05.927.441
Unique ID
D005751
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005751
Scope Note
Medical procedure involving the emptying of contents in the stomach through the use of a tube inserted through the nose or mouth. It is performed to remove poisons or relieve pressure due to intestinal blockages or during surgery.
Entry Term(s)
Irrigation, Gastric
Lavage, Gastric
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(63)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Gastric Lavage Preferred
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